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Donnell Williams(1953 - 2014)



Donnell Williams, 60 of Hartford, passed away peacefully at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center on Thursday, February 13, 2014 after a long courageous battle with Congestive Heart Failure. He was born on March 26, 1953 in Abbeville, SC the son of the late David and Tina Williams. Donnell attended Abbieville High School, Class of 1973. He went on to further his education and ultimately earned a Masters in Criminal Justice from Alabama State University. After graduation he married the love of his life Thelma Pugh and moved to Council Bluff, Iowa to pursue a career as a police officer. In 1981 they relocated to Connecticut where he resumed his career in law enforcement. Donnell devoted a great deal of his time to the inner city youth, including serving as a mentor and as a youth football coach. He was predeceased by his son Khambrel Williams. He leaves to mourn his closest friend Thelma Pugh their two sons Donnell Williams Jr of Maryland, David and wife Tieara Williams of Greenwich, and daughter Danielle and her husband Patrick Small of Windsor. Also a brother David Williams and his wife Mary of Jacksonville FL. he also leaves to cherish his memories 11 grandchildren and a host of niece nephews family and friends. Calling hours are Thursday Febuary 20th 2014 11am 12pm and service 12pm until 1pm handled by Fuqua Funeral Services located at 94 Granby street Bloomfield Ct 06002


Funeral Home

Henry L. Fuqua Funeral Service - Bloomfield
94 Granby Street  Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 769-6841

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 19, 2014
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